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Illinois Is Poised to Pass a Huge Win For Workers

Zuma Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Illinois workers are on the verge of a historic win: a labor rights amendment to the state constitution that—among other things—would make the state the first to ban so-called “right-to-work laws” throughout its territory. The amendment, on the…

The Looming Rail Strike Was Years in the Making

A Norfolk Southern train in Elkhart, Indiana, last month. David Boe/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Rail workers across the country may be on the verge of going on strike for the first time in three decades—a decision that would immediately cripple supply chains…